Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Black Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Black Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An island in the Ross Archipelago, 12 mi long, projecting through the Ross Ice Shelf to a height of 1,040 meters. Discovered by the BrNAE (1901-04) and named by them for its appearance. The island is largely ice free and principally composed of black volcanic rock.
No images of this place could be found.